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  • East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Johnson City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What kind of medicine would you practice if you were graduating now?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What kind of population do you see yourself serving?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Should doctors be trusted as much as they are?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are doctors really helping anyone when they simply prolong life a couple of years so that patients can shrivel away in nursing homes?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read some articles on medicine, got some sleep. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"On the tour, we visited the cadaver lab where all the first years were studying for an upcoming anatomy test. Despite being stressed, they were all so happy and having fun at what they were doing. Everyone loved their school, and they were all dying for us to ask questions. Also, the campus is gorgeous. And if you like the outdoors, this is definitely the school to be at. If you visit, you'll probably want to go here." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The hospital was strange. Some areas were really nice, some were not so nice." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The folks at ETSU are great. Everyone seems to want you to be at home on their campus. The fourth year med student who took us around the hospital had some incredible things to say about the art of medicine, and if that is the typical physician produced by Quillen, the school is doing a great job at instilling confidence and a gracious attitude in its students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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